The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 46 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 9 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.23% 2.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 0
Average salary £45,000 £53,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +12.22%
Penetration Testing
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
324 288 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 80.40% 84.21% 73.39%
Number of salaries quoted 260 247 163
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,400 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheltenham region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing.

1 7 (53.85%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Network Security
3 4 (30.77%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) SIEM
4 3 (23.08%) Cyber Security
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) McAfee
5 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) Nmap
5 2 (15.38%) Qualys
5 2 (15.38%) OWASP
5 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
6 1 (7.69%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (7.69%) ARP4754
6 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
6 1 (7.69%) Avionics
6 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (7.69%) Physics
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.69%) CESG Infosec
6 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
6 1 (7.69%) RMADS

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (30.77%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
1 1 (7.69%) Military
1 1 (7.69%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Penetration Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Malware Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Trainer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) CESG
1 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.69%) Physics
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) SIEM
3 3 (23.08%) Cyber Security
4 2 (15.38%) OWASP
4 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
4 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) CEH
3 1 (7.69%) CISMP
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) CESG Infosec
1 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
1 1 (7.69%) ARP4754
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nmap
2 1 (7.69%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) McAfee
1 2 (15.38%) Qualys
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